The Friars will face Denver tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. in the NCAA East Regional Final (ESPNU).
The No. 4 seeded Friars take on No. 1 seeded Miami at the Dunkin' Donuts Center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
Men's Hockey To Face Miami In The First Round Of The 2015 NCAA Tournament At The Dunkin Donuts Center
The Friars will be making a second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
Jon Gillies recorded 35 saves in the game.
Providence and UNH will meet in the Hockey East Tournament for the third consecutive year.
2013-14 Honors and Awards
3x HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/14, 11/11, 3/31)
NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team
2013-14: Had a pair of two-goal games against Minnesota State (10/11) and versus Merrimack (11/9) ... Ranked third on the team with 25 points on 12 assists and 13 goals ... Ranked second in scoring on the team with 13 goals ... Tallied three power-play goals ... Scored the game-tying goal at Colorado College with 20 seconds left in the third period (1/17) ... Had game-winning goals in consecutive games against UMass (2/21, 2/22) ... Posted a five-game point streak with three goals and three assists (2/21-3/14) ... Tallied two points in the 3-1 HEA Quarterfinal win against Maine (3/14) ... Collected the game winner in the Friars' 4-0 NCAA First Round win over Quinnipiac (3/28) ... Ranked second on the team with a plus-minus rating of plus-15 ... Named to the NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team (3/29) ... AttendedCalgary's2014 NHL Development Camp.
2012-13 Honors and Awards
HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/15, 11/5, 11/19, 2/4, 2/25)
2012-13: Took part in the 2013 Calgary Flames Development Camp ... Played in 34 games ... Scored seven goals and added 11 assists for 18 points ... His 18 points ranked tied for fourth on the team, while his 11 assists tied for fifth ... Had a power-play goal and two game-winning tallies ... Made his debut against Sacred Heart (10/12), helping the Friars to an 8-2 win by scoring two goals in his first career game ... Notched his first career assist in Providence's 1-1 tie at fourth-ranked Miami (10/19) ... With a goal and two assists, had a career-best three points in Providence's 6-2 win over Northeastern (11/16) ... Had game-winning goals at UVM (11/2) and versus Northeastern (2/22) ... Helped the Friars to a game three Hockey East Quarterfinal series-clinching win over UNH (3/17) with a goal and an assist ... Missed four games due to injury ... The Friars were 5-0-1 when Jankowski scored a goal and 10-1-2 when he notched at least one point.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Selected by the Calgary Flames (first round - 21st overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft ... Became the third Friar ever to be selected in the first round and the first since 1992 ... Played hockey at Stanstead College Prep in Quebec for the past two seasons ... Became the highest player ever drafted out of Canadian Prep School ... During his senior season, as team captain, he helped his team to a school record 39 wins and recorded 53 goals, 40 assists and 93 points in 57 games ... His 53 goals set the Stanstead record for most goals in a season ... As a junior at Stanstead, scored 31 goals and added 42 assists for 73 points in 63 games ... Earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2011 and also named a Major "S" honoree in 2011 and 2012 and garnered team MVP honors in 2012 ... Named a MPHL League All-Star in 2012 after leading the league in goals and points ... Led his team to the Tilton Tournament Championship (2010), the Northwood Tournament Championship (2011), the Ste. Foy Tournament Championship (2011) and the MacPhereson Tournament Championship (2012) ... Once scored nine points in a game for Stanstead (six goals, three assists) ... Prior to Stanstead, attended St. Mary Catholic Secondary School where he earned varsity letters in hockey and soccer ... Honor Roll student 2009-2011.
PERSONAL: Mark L. Jankowski ... Born September 13, 1994 ... Son of Len and Rose Mary Jankowski ... Has a younger brother, David, and two older sisters, Natalie and Nicole ... His father played college hockey at Cornell (1979-82), his grandfather, Lou Jankowski, played in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks, and his great uncle is Hall-of-Famer Leonard "Red" Kelly, who played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs ... Management major.
Goals: 2 (twice - last vs. MSU 10/11/13)
Assists: 2 (twice - last at Army 12/20/13)
Points: 3 (vs. Northeastern 11/16/12)
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